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- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
This book?provides sound conceptual understanding of the current approach to management and decision making regarding geo-based challenges in developing countries that tend to suffer from information poverty and subjectivity and are reactive. The book also provides the necessary technical tools to energize research thinking and develop locally driven... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95
Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily misunderstood. Sustainability: The Basics offers an accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to the concept, and discusses key questions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Off-grid isn?t a state of mind. It isn?t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Off-grid is the property of a building (generally a home but sometimes even a whole town) that is disconnected from the electricity and the natural gas grid. To live off-grid, therefore, means having to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
The world faces a ?perfect storm? of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and increase resilience.áThis book demonstrates how communities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
Drawing on an unusually rich empirical base, this timely and compelling book examines how environmental values are constructed and legitimized within the policy process. It trains the spotlight on four environmentally significant countries - China, Japan, India, and the United States - representing a wide diversity of cultural, social, economic, and... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 229.00
This book explores the current state of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in 24 European nations, examining the state of the development and practice of CSR and sustainability for organizations in these countries. The common denominator for all of the book?s 25 chapters is a management perspective rather than an ethical discourse. The book therefore... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Underlying current controversies about environmental regulation are shared concerns, divided interests and different ways of thinking about the earth and our proper relationship to it. This book brings together writings on nature and environment that illuminate thought and action in this realm. more...
- Springer Japan 2014; US$ 129.00
In this book, an interdisciplinary research group of faculty members, researchers, professionals, and planners contributed to an understanding of the dynamics and dimensions of emerging challenges and risks in megacities in the rapidly changing urban environments in Asia and examined emerging resilience themes from the point of view of sustainability... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 229.00
This multi-disciplinary volume presents information on the state-of-the-art in the sustainable development technologies and tactics. Its unique amalgamation of the latest technical information, research findings and examples of successfully applied new developments in the area of sustainable development will be of keen interest to engineers, students,... more...
- Springer Japan 2014; Not Available
This book details practical technologies for coping with environmental risks in Asia and Africa. It offers solutions to maintain harmony between economic development and environmental preservation. more...